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Species Leucochrysa insularis

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Family Chrysopidae (Green Lacewings)
Subfamily Chrysopinae
Tribe Leucochrysini
Genus Leucochrysa
Species insularis (Leucochrysa insularis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysopa virginica Fitch, Nothochrysa phantasma MacGillivray, Leucochrysa cerverai Navás, Allochrysa virginica ocala Banks
Explanation of Names
Leucochrysa insularis (Walker 1853)
two dusky spots on each forewing and mesothoracic markings are distinctive
e. US (MA-IA to FL-MS); West Indies(1)(2)
May-Sep in NC(3)
Print References
Muma M.H. (1959) Chrysopidae associated with Citrus in Florida. Fla. Entomol. 42(1): 21-29 (Full text)
Works Cited
1.Species catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico
Penny N.D., Adams P.A., Stange L.A. 1997. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 50: 39-114.
2.A Checklist and Bibliography of the Megaloptera and Neuroptera of Florida (by L. Stange)
3.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.